Its Epilepsy Awareness Month and Purple Day!
Purple Day aims to encourage people to talk about epilepsy and to remind those who live with seizures, that they are not alone.
To support epilepsy awareness, we encourage you to ‘GO PURPLE’ to support and increase awareness and understanding of epilepsy.
To find out more, visit www.epilepsyaustralia.net
Dedicating time for self-care can make a big impact on how you feel and ultimately, your mental wellbeing.
Here is a short checklist of some simple self-care activities for inspo this week, which one will you do and what would you add to the list?
There’s a strong link between what we eat and how we feel.
Processed and ultra-processed foods can increase symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Eating nutritious foods from a variety of food groups can greatly improve your mental health and wellbeing by increasing energy levels, improving your sleep, and boosting your concentration.
Thinking of quitting smoking? Or are you about to try again?
Then let Elmwood Medical Centre help you!
Tobacco smoking is one of the largest preventable causes of death and disease in Australia. It is associated with an increased risk of a wide range of health conditions, including; heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer, renal disease, eye disease and respiratory conditions such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis.
Elmwood Medical Centre’s team of doctors & nurses will create a personalised support plan to help you stop smoking. Your support team will help you:
– Work out why you smoke i.e. stress, habit, peer pressures and social situations
– Explain why smoking is addictive
– Understand why you want to quit
– Set realistic and achievable goals for quitting smoking
– Manage and beat the cravings
– Prescribe suitable medications
For more information or to book your appointment call us on (02) 6056 2011 or visit https://elmwoodmedical.com.au/